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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 8.16% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 17.31% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 27.10% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 15.03% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 7.26% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 19.50% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.50 $ 15.00 $      -18.92 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 65.00 $      -18.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 $ 4.31 $      +3.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 1.90 $      -6.91 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.70 $      +6.74 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 3.66 $      -6.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $ 2.91 $      +5.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.26 $ 2.00 $      -38.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.04 $ 3.15 $      +3.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.99 $ 5.38 $      -10.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.06 $ 5.07 $      +0.24 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.81 $ 6.07 $      -10.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 $ 2.55 $      -7.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.72 $      -32.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 $ 2.27 $      +7.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $ 2.18 $      -2.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 $ 1.52 $      +13.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.50 $      +13.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 $ 2.37 $      +3.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $ 2.37 $      +0.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 $ 16.00 $      +3.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 $ 3.50 $      +34.25 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.93 $ 4.00 $      +36.59 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 8.89 $      -31.58 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 200.00 $      +65.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $ 2.30 $      -10.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.74 $ 2.56 $      -6.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,175.00 $      -12.28 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,520.57 $ 20,430.45 $      -0.44 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 122.57 $ 113.43 $      -7.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.11 $      +2.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.96 $ 65.81 $      +11.62 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.64 $ 60.61 $      -18.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 50.77 $ 18.00 $      -64.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,715.31 $ 1,650.00 $      -3.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,166.67 $ 22,666.67 $      -24.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.37 $ 52.39 $      -1.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.55 $ 37.62 $      -13.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.79 $ 79.00 $      -12.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 119.29 $ 110.00 $      -7.78 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,107.84 $ 2,131.38 $      -31.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,893.20 $ 1,680.94 $      -11.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,050.78 $ 3,873.53 $      -35.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,315.45 $ 2,788.24 $      -15.90 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,237.13 $ 560.33 $      -54.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 639.91 $ 268.28 $      -58.08 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,093.18 $ 4,044.79 $      -1.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.85 3.64      -5.43 %
Last update: January 2018January 2018
Contributors:516212
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD